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GWB Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of Benchmark Litigation

Columbia, S.C. – October 6, 2020

The firm and seven of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of Benchmark Litigation – United States.

Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Rankings are based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients, as well as analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments.

Local Litigation Stars for each state reflect only those individuals who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers.

  • Gray T. Culbreath – Columbia, South Carolina
    Appellate; Product Liability
  • John T. Lay, Jr. – Columbia, South Carolina
    Commercial; Product Liability
  • David Rheney – Greenville, South Carolina
    Commercial; Insurance; Personal Injury; Product Liability; Transportation
  • Ronald K. Wray – Greenville, South Carolina
    Commercial; Product Liability; Transportation

The review by Benchmark Litigation reports: Gallivan White Boyd is highly regarded as one of the leading law firms in the southeast, primarily operating out of three offices in South Carolina.

Ronald Wray is based in Greenville and heads the firm’s litigation practice group. Wray, who has nearly 30 years of experience as a litigator, focuses his practice on commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on product liability, class action and railroad matters. Managing partner David Rheney works alongside Wray in the firm’s Greenville office and represents clients in personal injury defense, transportation disputes, insurance and reinsurance matters, bad faith litigation, as well as product liability cases. Columbia-based Gray Culbreath has over 30 years of experience and is a trusted authority on commercial and class action litigation, including antitrust, product liability and mass tort matters. Also operating out of the firm’s Columbia location is John T. Lay, who dedicates his practice to complex business litigation, including professional malpractice, insurance, False Claims Act, financial services and product liability disputes.

Future Stars are ones to watch. These are lawyers who are building their reputations in the market.

  • Duffie Powers – Greenville, South Carolina
    Future Star; South Carolina, United States (National)
  • Grayson Smith – Charleston, South Carolina
    Future Star, South Carolina
  • Breon C. M. Walker – Columbia, South Carolina
    Future Star; South Carolina, United States (National)

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